Announcement: GCF Offers First Wellness Forum

November 25, 2009

From Tai Chi to Chai Tea Steps You Can Take to Prevent Women’s Cancer

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The Gynecologic Cancer Foundation in partnership with the WebMD Health Foundation is pleased to offer its first Wellness Forum. This free event will take place Thursday, January 28, 2010 from 5:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. at Moores UCSD Cancer Center in La Jolla, CA.

This innovative program will feature noted gynecologic oncologists who will discuss ways to prevent gynecologic cancers and early warning signs that can aid in early diagnosis.

Ideas about how to eat to prevent cancer will be offered along with a cooking demonstration. Other healthy living options will be available, including tai chi, yoga and meditation.

There will be reception during the event that will feature light, healthy choice hors d’oeuvres.

For more information, contact Dina Zambon by e-mail at dzambon@thegcf.org or by phone at 312.658-0751.

Spotlight

Hear from Dr. Anil Sood, the Foundation’s Research Chairman, and Carol Brown, 2014 SGO Program Chair, about research of interest to women and the public presented at the 2014 SGO Annual Meeting on Women’s Cancer. Watch the video

Awareness

A new SGO Clinical Practice Statement states women diagnosed with epithelial ovarian, tubal, and peritoneal cancers should be considered for genetic counseling and testing, even in the absence of a family history.

Education

The next Gynecologic Cancer Survivors Course Friday, May 2, 2014 in Long Island, NY. For more information on courses, click here.